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Topic: native american

The Weetumuw School is run by the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project, which seeks to "return language fluency" of Wôpanâôt8âôk to the youngest members of the Nation.

Metro, News

Wampanoag language immersion school navigates linguistic, cultural education remotely

April 6, 2021 0 comments

When the school closed due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, its students were sent home, left to navigate linguistic and cultural education remotely, while distanced from their peers.

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology plans to move its collection to a new Providence location. Most of the collection is currently stored in Bristol on land that will soon be transferred into a land trust.

News, University News

Haffenreffer Museum begins complete inventory of one million objects

March 7, 2019 1 comment

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s current Providence location within Manning Hall presently houses 99 objects — approximately 0.001 percent of its collection — and has no facilities for long-term storage.

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

News, Science & Research

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

February 24, 2017 6 comments

A new study by Associate Professor of History Linford Fisher shows the problem in colonial New England reaches further than previously assumed.